French Sculpture Census

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artist © : public domain

DAUMIER, Honoré
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône 1808 - Valmondois, Val-d'Oise 1879

Maker: Barbedienne

André-Marie-Jean-Jacques Dupin Aîné
André-Marie-Jean-Jacques Dupin Aîné

model c. 1832-1835, cast 1929-1930
bronze

bust
5 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 3 5/8
stamped in the wax positive on lower left shoulder, in incised circle: M.L.G. [Maurice Le Garrec]
incised on bottom rim at right front: 3/25 E
cold-stamped inside, in incised circle: 3/25

Acc. No. : 1943.3.10
Credit Line : Rosenwald Collection

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, The National Gallery of Art

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Provenance

  • 1930, 1 July, sold through Charles Sessler, Philadelphia to Lessing Julius Rosenwald, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
  • 1943, gift to the NGA

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 23 March 2012
  • 1952 Gobin
    Maurice Gobin, Daumier Sculpteur, 1808-1879. Geneva, 1952, no. 10
  • 1965 NGA Catalogue
    Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 150, as one of The Deputies, complete set of 36 bronze busts
  • 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 53, repro.
  • 2000 Butler and Lindsay
    Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 142, 144-145, color repr.

Exhibition

  • 1958 San Marino
    Bench and Bar and The Realm of the Law, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, 1958, no. 12
  • 1960 Washington
    Honoré Daumier, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960, no cat.
  • 1969 Cambridge
    Daumier Sculpture: A Critical and Comparative Study, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969, no. 9d, repro. (and Appendix III)
  • 1974 Washington
    Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist
  • 1979 Washington
    Honoré Daumier 1808-1879, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 2, repro.
  • 1999 Washington
    Daumier: 1808-1879, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no. 18b, repro., as Dupin (shown only in Washington)